03/16 AAA TV Results (Monterrey, Rey de Reyes)

(Sunday news is one post below)

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AAA TV (SUN) 03/16 Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon [boxyluchalibrerpn foro, superluchas]
0) Principe Diamante, Street Boy, Tigre Cota b Black Mamba, Rio Bravo, Tito Santana II
1) Killer Clown, Psycho Clown, Zombie Clown b Cuervo, Ozz, Scoria
2) Mr. Niebla b El Elegido, Mascara Divina, Zumbido [Rey de Reyes, sf]
3) Alan Stone b Decnnis, Head Hunter I, Pirata Morgan [Rey de Reyes, sf]
4) Abismo Negro b Super Porky, Psicosis II, Aerostar [Rey de Reyes, sf]
5) Zorro b Scorpio Jr., Billy Boy, Super Fly [Rey de Reyes, sf]
6) Extreme Tiger b Chessman, Teddy Hart, Halloween, Juventud Guerrera, Joe Lider [ladder]
7) Electroshock, Kenzo Suzuki, Sabu, Scott Steiner b Alebrije, Charly Manson, Chavo Guerrero, Laredo Kid
8) Zorro b Mr. Niebla, Abismo Negro, Alan Stone [Rey de Reyes, final]
9) Cibernetico b Mesias [AAA HEAVY]

Projected Air Date (#829, #830)
Mexico: 03/16, 03/23
US: 04/19, 04/26

Cibernetico is the second champion. Sect lit a table to put him thru again, but HBs made the save, and Chessman put Ozz thru it.

Niebla and Abismo eliminated each other from the tournament final. Legion tried to get involved, but were balanced out by a bunch of tecnicos. Zorro appears to have won on his own.

Sabu replaced Ron Killings on the Legion team. Chavo Guerrero, here for Eddie’s induction into the AAA HOF, was the mystery tecnico partner. Scott Steiner beat Charly Manson.

Another in the unending Konnan/Roldan segments introduced La Parka Jr., who will be returning soon, again.

order of elimination
A: El Elegido (by Zumbido), Divina (by Niebla), Zumbido (by Niebla)
B: Decnnis (by Head Hunter), Head Hunter (by Pirata), Pirata (by Alan)
C: Aero Star (by Psicosis II), Psicosis II (by Porky), Porky (by Abismo)
D: Scorpio (by Billy), Billy (by Zorro), Aero (by Zorro)

Chessman took a bad bump in this match. Shocking. He’d reappear in the main event, so he did not die. Extreme Tiger got the money.

Original post: I’m at the galli show right now, and will put up results late tonight if they turn up. If you find them first, feel free to use this thread.

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03/16: GALLI, highlights, links, lineups

Quick GALLI results, assuming I can remember them all right

GALLI (SUN) 03/16 Ramada Inn, Glendale Heights, IL
1) El Chilango & Venganza b Meteoro I & Meteoro II
2) El Tiger & Sileuta Dorada DQ Demencia, El Guerrillero, Pentgaon del Infierno
3) Negrotistico b Joey Marx
4) Isias Velazques & Steve Boz b Blade & Samuary
5) Charly Manson Jr. b Yakuza [GALLI CHAMP, IWC CHAMP]
6) Hijo de Rey Misterio, Rey Misterio Sr., Slayer b Amenaza del Siglo, Coco Liso, Gringo Loco

Hijo de Rey Misterio was OK. It’s tough to judge highflying skills due to the low ceiling, but he was perfectly fine in the ring. Didn’t shine, didn’t look bad. There was a long segment of Amanaza de Siglo laying on him and biting the mask, but the mask never got ripped and Hijo never bleed, so I’m not sure what was going on. Hijo got a ‘rana on Gringo for the pin while everyone else was in the Star.

After the match, they did quicky psuedo-mask match with Senior (wearing his mask) and Amenza de Siglo.

Golden Star (tecnico) and Gringo Loco (rudo) were cornerman for the title unification match. Match was going okay until Charly tried to do a springboard dive. Not sure if he was worried about hitting his head on the ceiling or just plain slipped, but his plancha was way off and he crashed and burned on the floor. Charly was holding his (I think) left elbow for most of the rest of the match, for how long it lasted. Rudo referee La Vaca held Charly for a Yakuza foul, and of course ended up taking it himself. Everyone, seconds including, fouled everyone else, Charly getting the last shot in, and covering just as tecnico referee Apenitas came into make the count.

Post match, there was an argument about which referee was legal, and who cheated whom, and matches were set up for an 04/05? show in Addison:

– Gringo Loco vs Charly Manson Jr. (c) for both titles, assuming Charly’s okay to go (early report had him out two weeks)
– Yakuza vs Golden Star, mask vs mask

There’s still no actual GALLI belt, so it’s good Charly got something to actually put around his waist.

Negrotistico is now 4-0 versus Joey Marx. Time for Joey to get a win or for them to get into the general mix.

No one’s quite sure why the second match was a handicap match. As best I can figure, Guerrillero wasn’t scheduled, was just here to work the rudos corner, but interfered freely. Rudos got the win, promoter overturned for Guerrillero’s interfernce, rudos went after the promoter.

Meteoro I might have not been Meteoro I

Accion

CMLL clips were off the main event. Rudos control on the brawl, then it’s all Hector dominating from there. We don’t see the finish, or any of Corelone. AAA’s clips were of the triangle tag match. I can’t believe Chessman tried to superplex Konnan thru a table. That’s never going to happen. I can believe we see Chessman go thru a table, then see him do an Asai Moonsault fine. Same thing happens with Charly – he takes a powerbomb thru chairs, then wins the match via inside cradle in the next clip.

SuperLuchas #255 has Amapola/Dark Angel and Hector/Perro.

IWRG (SUN) 03/09 Arena Naucalpan [Super Luchas #255]
1) Bacteria & Halcon 2000 b Ancla & Comando Gama
2) Chico Che & Venom b Judas el Traidor & Nemesis IWRG
3) Cerebro Negro, Fantasma de la Ópera, Galactik b Payaso Carrona, Payaso Miedo, Payaso Terror
4) Filoso IWRG, Freelance, Multifacético DQ Capitán Muerte, Cyborg, Xibalba
5) Black Dragon, El Fantasma, Groon XXX b Cien Caras Jr., Hijo del Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr.

Tarzan missed the main event. Black Terry ran during the third fall of the semimain, annoying the rudos and possibly setting up a Multifacetico/Black Terry/Cyborg match. These Payasos here are the ones from AAA last year – same costumes, probably same guys under the masks. They’ve been working indy shows.

Box Y Luchas has articles about previously covered subjects:
Perros del Mal opening a store, and an office, in Arena Mexico
Toscano on his suspension
Dr. Wagner Jr. on being left off the Dos Leyends card

Arturo Rivera writes about vacations he has had.

Next Sunday’s lineup

IWRG AZTECA (SUN) 03/23 Arean Naucalpan
1) Chico Che & Star Boy vs Judas el Traidor & Nemesis IWRG
2) Fantasma de la Ópera, Filoso, Freelance vs Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro [super libre]
3) Miss Gaviota, Negro Navarro, Ultramán Jr. vs Cerebro Negro, Mr. Matanza, Veneno
4) Black Terry vs Multifacético [IWRG WELTER]
5) Aeroman, el Hijo Del Anibal, Groon XXX, Tarzan Boy vs Hijo del Cien Caras, Máscara Año 2000, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Universo 2000

This is a TV Azteca taping.

CMLL (SUN) 03/23 Arena Coliseo
1) Sensei & Trueno vs Carrona & Cholo
2) Metálico, Starman, Súper Nova vs Hooligan, Loco Max, Skandalo
3) Fabián el Gitano, Felino, Mictlán vs Satánico, Shigeo Okumura, Virus
4) Alex Koslov, Black Warrior, Marco Corelone vs Black Warrior, Ephesto, Olímpico

Short one main event. Ultimo vs Volador?

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03/15: Mexico, lineup, GdR

CMLL (FRI) 03/14 Arena Mexico [Ovaciones, ESTO, superluchas]
1) Ángel Azteca Jr. & Metálico b Pólvora & Vaquero
2) Flash, Máscara Púrpura, Stuka Jr. DQ Loco Max, Nitro, Skandalo
3) Amapola, Hiroka, Princesa Sujei b Dark Angel, Goddess, Marcela
4) Alex Koslov, Blue Panther, Negro Casas DQ Damián 666, Mr. Águila, Villano V
5) Héctor Garza, Marco Corelone, Místico b Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mephisto

Tecnicos won the first fall of the main event when Mistico’s mask got pulled. He went to the back, got a new mask, and came back to start the comeback. Marco and Mistico got in dives, and Hector kicked Perro in taped ribs (?) and moonsaulted for the win.

Villano V yanked Blue Panther’s mask for a DQ in that match. This seems to be a feud. ESTO says Goddess improved, but “still is not convincing.” No one quite specifies what the DQ is in the segunda, but it was a straight falls match.

CMLL (TUE) 03/18 Arena Mexico
1) Súper Camaleón & Súper Tri vs Pólvora & Zayco
2) Mictlán, Neutrón, Tony Rivera vs Arkangel de la Muerte, Dr. X, Loco Max
3) Fabián el Gitano, Leono, Máscara Púrpura vs Euforia, Nosferatu, Virus
4) La Sombra, Sagrado, Volador Jr. vs Damián 666, Ephesto, Misterioso II
5) Alex Koslov, Dos Caras Jr., Marco Corelone vs Terrible, Texano Jr., Villano V

Trios champs teaming up. Odd competition though.

CMLL (FRI) 03/21 Arena Mexico
1) Dark Angel, Marcela, Sahori vs Hiroka, Mima Shimoda, Princesa Sujei
2) Bam Bam, Mascarita Dorada, Tzuki vs Pequeño Damian 666, Pequeño Violencia, Pierrothito
3) Grey Shadow, La Sombra, Sagrado vs Olímpico, Rey Bucanero, Sangre Azteca
4) Blue Panther, Negro Casas, Volador Jr. vs Mr. Águila, Terrible, Villano V
5) Atlantis, Místico, Último Guerrero vs Averno, LA Park, Mephisto [relevos incredible]
6) Héctor Garza vs el Hijo del Perro Aguayo [hair]

I forgot that everything on the US feed of CAN52 is now an hour later due to Daylight Savings Time, until things sync up again. Hope that didn’t mess anyone up.

CMLL CAN52 Guerreros del Ring #119 has
03/07 Mexico: Máscara Púrpura, Mictlán, Stuka Jr. b Arkangel de la Muerte, Skandalo, Virus
03/09 Coliseo: Atlantis, Sangre Azteca, Último Guerrero b LA Park, Negro Casas, Volador Jr.

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AAA #822 (03/08)

taped 02/10, aired in the US 03/08

Abismo vs Niebla was sketchy in parts. Actually, the whole show was sketchy in parts because they had 4 hours of show cut down to 3 hours and didn’t do the cleanest of job editing things. But the singles match felt less like building to a big finish and more like typical AAA getting in the spots they wanted to do.

Zorro is much better as a rudo. It’s funny that he didn’t seem to have a personality till they put a mask on him, and now is a lot more entertaining playing the complete opposite of what he’s been for year. My newest hindsight booking for the last three months of 2007 is Kenzo should’ve been in Zorro’s role, in the title match, and Zorro should’ve been protected the whole time. He’s much funnier now, but there’s no way I believe he’s going to win when it matters.

Billy Boy is a dope. A DOPE.

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more chicago lucha over the next 9 days

All of them are using GALLI talent

GALLI (SAT) 03/15 European American Banquet Hall, Cicero, IL [CPW]
1) Centella de Oro & Nemesis (Chicago) vs Meteoro I & Meteoro II
2) Coco Liso vs Negrotistico
3) Blade & Silueta Dorada vs Chilango & Funebre
4) el Tiger, Samuray, Slayer vs Demencia, Guerrillero, Pentagon del Inferno
5) Charly manson Jr., Hijo de Rey Misterio, Rey Misterio Sr. vs Amenaza del Siglo, Gringo Loco, Yakuza

Address is 3121 S. 48th Court, Cicero, IL, 60804.

Tickets are $10 for GA kids, $20 for GA Adults, $25 Ring Side. Doors open at 6, show starts at 7.

(this next one was listed last week.)

GALLI (SUN) 03/16 Ramada Inn, Glendale Heights, IL [CPW]
1) Meteoro I & Meteoro II vs El Chilango & Venganza
2) El Tiger & Sileuta Dorada vs Demencia & Pentgaon del Infierno
3) Blade & Samuary vs Isias Velazques & Steve Boz
4) Charly Manson Jr. vs Yakuza [GALLI CHAMP]
5) Hijo de Rey Misterio, Rey Misterio Sr., Slayer vs Amenaza del Siglo, Coco Liso, Gringo Loco

Same venue as the GALLI show two weekends ago, 780 North Ave, Glendale Heights, Il, 60139. Doors open at 5, show starts at 6. Tickets are $10 for General Admission for kids, $20 adults for General Admission, and $25 for ring side.

GALLI (SAT) 03/22 Cicero Stadium, Cicero, IL [CPW]
1) Galactico vs Centella de Oro
2) El Tigre & Silueta Dorada vs Pentagon del Infierno & Resistencia
3) Discovery & Slayer vs Demencia & Guerrilero
4) Gringo Loco, La Nazi, Yakuza vs Blade, Charly Manson Jr., Medussa
5) Arkangel de la Muerte & Violencia vs Pantera & Ultraman

It looks like GALLI’s co-promoting this with someone, but I can’t decipher their logo/acronym.

“Cicero Stadium” is definitely the setup to jokes I’m afraid to make. It’s located at 1909 S. Laramie Cicero, IL, 60804. Star ttime is listed at 7pm, tickets are $15 general, $25 for VIP.

Not sure which Ultraman that may be. Of all the women from CMLL, those two seem the most improbable. THIS is a show I’d go to Cicero for.

I’m going to Sunday’s show, and may make one of the Cicero’s show.

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03/14: Mexico, Marco, Ultimo, Evans, lineups

CMLL

CMLL (FRI) 03/14 Arena Mexico
1) Ángel Azteca Jr. & Metálico vs Pólvora & Vaquero
2) Flash, Máscara Púrpura, Stuka Jr. vs Loco Max, Nitro, Skandalo
3) Dark Angel, Goddess, Marcela vs Amapola, Hiroka, Princesa Sujei
4) Alex Koslov, Blue Panther, Negro Casas vs Damián 666, Mr. Águila, Villano V
5) Héctor Garza, Marco Corelone, Místico vs Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mephisto

Ovaciones notes this is a main event to build to next week’s show and nothing else. Notimex says the same thing. I think many will end up agreeing and this one’s going to struggle to draw. In ESTO, Hector is surprised he’s teaming so well with Mistico.

(Reforma via Jazzo) Marco talks about the disbanding of the High Society. With Rey a rudo and Shocker MIA, it’s officially gone, and Marco thinks it never worked because the two foreigners worked together and Rey & Shocker teamed up some, but they didn’t come together as a unit. I’m still championing a new High Society of Marco, Alex and Valiente.

Meanwhile, Ultimo Guerrero is not happy with the former Pandilla using “Guerreros del Desierto or Guerrero Tuareg” as a name. Neither am I, since I could swear they were calling themselves Rebeldes Tuareg and everyone forgot. Ultimo is looking for more support from CMLL: he wants to talk to people in charge about getting Toscano back in the fold, giving Olimpico & Sangre something to do, and finding out why he and Atlantis aren’t getting their rematch. UG figures CMLL will be holding a decision match for the CMLL Trios titles soon too, and wants the Guerreros in on that.

ESTO’s article on the Lucha Libre Expo mentions NWA Mexico as one of the participating promotions. So at some point, they will be promoting something. The “Expo” wrestler is a 10 year IWRG veteran getting (yet another) new gimmick. The expo has a website @ http://www.remexexpos.com/lucha/.

Ovaciones says Hijo del Santo was honored by the Huixquilucan, Mexico State govenrment for 25 years of lucha libre.

Jack Evans was on Figure Four Daily earlier this week, and talked a bit about AAA
– He starts on April 5 (“thru something”), and he believes he’s wrestling in Mexico City
– Jack being announced and replaced on Verano de Escandalo was his fault; he got bookings for ROH and AAA on the same day, and neglected to tell either side. AAA and ROH talked it out themselves and there’s no problem there.
– he’s super excited to wrestle in Mexico, because he thinks he might learn the style Skayde and Pentagon Black use. From AAA.

Slightly odd teams, but okay.

Argentina’s Pagina 12 writes about the life of Italian Jose Ricardo Gattone, who wrestled in Argentina as Gran Gattoni and then traveled to the US to wrestle in the AWA as Baron Gattoni. A book was recently released about him in Argentina.

indy (SUN) 03/16 Bandolero Discoteque, El Paso, TX [albert cerda]
1) Huracan Ramirez Jr., Serpiente Blanca, Serpiente Blanca Jr. vs Los Payasos Triple AAA & Rocky Star
2) Hijo del Marquez vs Cinta de Oro
3) Octagoncito, Punisher, Yury Star vs Black Fish, La Sirenita, Pierrothito

CMLL (SUN) 03/16 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Quazar vs Azazel
2) Golden vs Milenio
3) Idolo & Oro II vs Fraile de la Muerte & Guero Loco
4) Metal Blanco, Metatron, Virgo vs Depredador, Exterminador, Vaquero
5) Flash, Metalik, Stuka Jr. vs Infierno, Satánico, Shigeo Okumura
6) Blue Panther & LA Park vs Terrible & Texano Jr.

This is Vaquero’s debut in GDL, I think. I wonder if there’s something coming up with him, because it’s unusual for him to wrestle outside of DF.

CMLL (MON) 03/17 Arena Puebla
1) Toro Bill & Toro Bill Jr. vs Mr. Rafaga & Zigma
2) Coco Rojo, Coco Verde, Cocolores vs Espiritu Maligno, Furia Chicana, Policeman
3) Fantasy, Mascarita Dorada, Shockercito vs Pequeño Black Warrior, Pequeño Damian 666, Pierrothito
4) Heavy Metal, Último Dragón, Volador Jr. vs Misterioso II, Olímpico, Sangre Azteca
5) Héctor Garza, Marco Corelone, Shocker vs el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Terrible, Texano Jr.

CMLL (TUE) 03/18 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Thunder Boy vs Valentin Mayo
2) Carlo Roggi vs Ebola
3) Virgo vs Vaquero
4) Magnum vs Exterminador
5) Lider vs Destroyer
6) Flash, Gallo, Stuka Jr. vs Malefico, Satánico, Shigeo Okumura
7) Averno vs Negro Casas [NWA MIDDLE]

This date is listed wrong on the website. Don’t lose another title, Averno!

FCW (SAT) 03/29 Shrine Auditorium [FCWLive]
1) Acero Dorado, Joey Ryan, Shamu Jr. vs Lil Cholo, Phoenix Star, Zokre
2) Hijo de Rey Misterio & Máximo vs Black Metal & Cyanide
3) Espectro Jr. & Medico Asessino Jr. vs Enigma de Oro & Kayam
4) Villano III, Villano IV, Villano V vs Aaron Aguilera, Olímpico, Piloto Suicida (California)
5) Dos Caras Jr., Heavy Metal, Rey Misterio Sr., Shocker vs Averno, Damián 666, Mr. Águila, Terrible

odds of everyone appearing would seem to be low. Good luck anyway.

CMLL (WED) 04/09 Plaza de Toros Monumental El Paseo [El Sol de San Luis]
1) Alex Koslov, Marco Corelone, Volador Jr. vs Damián 666, Mr. Águila, Terrible
2) Blue Panther, Místico, Negro Casas vs ?, ??, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo

Wagner (SUN) 04/13 Palacio del Deportes, Tabasco [el heraldo de tabasco]
1) Atlantis, Damián 666, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo vs Dr. Wagner Jr., Héctor Garza, Último Vampiro

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AAA #822 (03/01)

taped 02/01, aired in the US 03/01

I was let down a little by the NOAH match. I really wanted to see more of Chessman vs Morishima and they even teased that, then didn’t do much with it besides the clotheslines bits. The match was okay, maybe good, but it could’ve used less Kenzo and a non dumb finish. Why do they always wait till the last minute to do the turn they’ve planned all along?

in completely random compliments: Jesse has some promise. He’s a few years away from meaning anything but this is a perfect role for him to get some experience.

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Rey de Reyes preview

triplea.com.mx

Hey, remember how all 4 major AAA shows were supposed to be on PPV in the US this year? Not quite happening with this one. I don’t know that there’s a match here great enough to make want to pay for this show, but I am interested on how the tournament works out.

1) Killer Clown, Psycho Clown, Zombie Clown vs Cuervo, Ozz, Scoria

SQUASH. They’re going to be one taping short of 100, so maybe they face the Hell Brothers on the next show? Or maybe the clowns can make a friend and go for the Atomicos titles.

2) Chessman vs Teddy Hart, Halloween, Extreme Tiger, Juventud Guerrera, Joe Lider [ladder]

They’ll be hanging 250,000 Mexican Pesos ($23,000 US) in a bag and the winner has to climb and get it. Hopefully Chessman is okay with winning this time. Figure on Chessman and Halloween taking each other out. If this is supposed to lead anywhere, it’d make most sense to set up a tag team challenge, and not one with a guy who’s only in for major shows. I guess Exteme Tiger takes this to restart the tag feud.

3) El Elegido vs Mr. Niebla, Mascara Divina, Zumbido [Rey de Reyes, sf]

Divina is happy to be here. Elegido and Zumbido wouldn’t be bad choices if they were doing anything more than group filler. It’s gotta be Niebla.

4) Alan Stone vs Decnnis, Head Hunter I, Pirata Morgan [Rey de Reyes, sf]

I was amused by superluchas giving Head Hunter 1 a 1 in 10 shot. That may be high. I still think it would’ve been more fun to sneak a Jr. Pirata here, but as long as Pirata Morgan is here he has a shot to sneak in the final. I think they should and will put Alan feud, but there’s no real storyline reason he needs to be there more than Pirata or Decnnis.

5) Abismo Negro vs Super Porky vs Psicosis II vs Aerostar [Rey de Reyes, sf]

I wonder if someone realized they had three tecnicos and Abismo on his way to being one, and Abismo was swapped out. Or maybe ESTO’s tables were just hard to read and I goofed up.

Abismo gets to goof around against Super Porky one last time before becoming a tecnico (and goofing around WITH Super Porky.) He’s the only one with Rey de Reyes experience, due to smaller fields with lots of outside talent and plenty of turnover since they last ran this format in 2002.

6) Zorro vs Scorpio Jr., Billy Boy, Super Fly [Rey de Reyes, sf]

Zorro would look quite dumb if he didn’t at least make the finals. This seems like the best match of the four.

7) ?, Alebrije, Charly Manson, Laredo Kid vs Electroshock, Kenzo Suzuki, Ron Killings, Scott Steiner

Just like with the last taping, I think La Parka Jr. was expected to be back by now and his continued injury problems caused the mystery spot, instead of AAA planning this all along. It’s possible Parka wrestles here anyway, though it’d be dumb. There’s no strong rumors of a jump this time around, which is okay since they rarely seem to happen. It could be Octagon, who was in Alebrije’s spot but now is MIA, but I think they’d just announce him. Gronda would be the most likely in-house candidate, but I’m betting on an indy name coming in for one night.

Laredo Kid should get his injury revenge on Ron Killings here, but I’m not too certain about it. Charly/Electro stuff should be interesting.

8) Group A winner vs Group B winner, Group C winner, Group D winner [Rey de Reyes, final]

AAA should be setting up it’s next major title challenger here. Won’t be Alan, won’t be Niebla. It’s definitely possible Abismo does the swerve rudo turn, but the easiest path is Zorro winning. They’ve given him enough wins in the leadup stretch to make believe AAA may actually do it this time.

9) Cibernetico vs Mesias [AAA HEAVY]

If Cibernetico were to get a full measure of revenge, he’d not only win the title, but he’d light Mesias on fire (again) and Mesias would be gone for a while, but can he actually leave just after returning? I think Mesias’ is definitely toast here.

TV: All the non-Rey de Reyes matches for the first week, and then all the Rey de Reyes plus a repeat of the title match for the second week.

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